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        Breed Standards for the Border Terrier

 

 

General Appearance:

The Border Terrier is a medium bone, slightly taller than long.

 

 

Head:

Muzzle short, darker colored and with a few short whiskers; Eyes medium sized; Head similar to an otter; Small, V-shaped ears, dropping forward;

 

 

Tail:

Moderately short, carried gaily when alert

 

 

Color:

Red, grizzle and tan, blue and tan, or wheaten

 

 

Size:        

Weight: Male 13 – 15.5 lb; Female 11.5 – 14 lb

                Height:  10 – 11”

 

 

Temperament:

It is inquisitive, busy, friendly, and biddable.  It is very good with children and makes a good companion for people of all ages.  It digs, and some bark.  Some are talented escape artists.


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